Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (“UEGCL or the Company”) was incorporated in 2001 initially with the main objective to take over as a going concern the generation activities of the now defunct Uganda Electricity Board (UEB) together with all or any part of the property, assets and liabilities associated with it as was transferred to the Company by UEB in accordance with the Public Enterprise Reform and Divestiture Act. These assets transferred to the Company from UEB were principally the 180 MW Nalubaale and 200 MW Kira Hydro Power Stations located in Jinja.
To be the leading power producer in the Great Lakes region.
To sustainably generate reliable, quality and affordable electricity for socio- economic development.
Generation of Electricity
The Objectives of UEGCL have since expanded to include project development including development of Hydro Power Stations and other renewable energy projects, In this regard, the company is the implementing agency of the Government of Uganda for the 183 MW Isimba and 600 MW Karuma Hydro Power Projects and Associated transmission Lines and Sub stations with the mandate to deliver the projects within the cost, time and specified quality. UEGCL is also developing other small Hydro Power stations and renewable energy plants which include